Habitus

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For the first few years of my life, Mum, Dad and I lived with my grandparents and great auntie, in a then very familiar social setting. After demobbing from the army, Dad was working as a salesman, and Grandad, after retiring as a police sergeant, was a bank guard. The toilet was outside, just like every other house in the …

Jae Emerling – Archives and Time

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At Gary’s recommendation, I have been reading Jae Emerling, particularly on time and archives, as being highly appropriate for my FMP. Whilst I find Emerling’s style overly heavy on quotes and notes, it is a useful book. A few initial thoughts: First, the distinction between snapshot and time exposure has always seemed specious to me (pg 171). Technically they are …